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Barratt Developments falls as bosses warn volume growth will be at lower end of guidance this year

Results were in-line with the guidance given in July, but the stock fell on Wednesday morning after a strong run, while bosses said volume growth would be closer to 3% this year...

1 week, 5 days ago

Deutsche Bank upbeat on housebuilders, thinks Help to Buy could be extended beyond 2023

“It is politically unacceptable for any government to neglect the housing market as the 2017 Election so starkly illustrated"...

1 week, 6 days ago

Housebuilders' pay big yields but do they offer value any more?

“Given the attractive yields on offer, the question of sustainability becomes more hazy the further out you look”...

on 07/11/2019
Retail & consumer

Blue chip builders boosted as housing market brightens up according to surveyors report

A survey of surveyors showed interest among house buyers rose for the first time in more than two and a half years...

on 07/11/2019
Retail & consumer

Barratt Developments expects full-year profit to beat market forecasts

“Whilst there remains some economic and political uncertainty, the group is in a strong position,” Barratt said....

on 07/10/2019
Retail & consumer

Barratt Developments expects full-year results to be “modestly” ahead of forecasts

The housebuilder has made “good progress” on driving margin improvements, while it has also managed to keep a lid on costs, something its peer Taylor Wimpey recently said it had struggled with...

on 05/09/2019

House builders set up for 'shocks and surprises', Taylor Wimpey update suggests

"Previous commentary from the sector and the forecast consensus has been too bullish," says Shore Capital analyst, Robin Hardy ...

on 04/25/2019

Absence of provisions makes Bellway stand out from rival UK housebuliders

Many UK housebuilders have had to put aside money to tackle issues such as poorly built homes and Grenfell Tower-style cladding ...

on 03/27/2019

Persimmon and Barratt Developments among those flying higher after a triple dose of good news for the builders

A raft of broker upgrades, some Brexit cheer and the strong performance of one of the sector's minor players helped boost sentiment ...

on 03/26/2019

End of Help to Buy could spell disaster for Persimmon and other housebuilders

More than 190,000 people have used Help to Buy since the programme was launched in 2013, government data revealed on Tuesday...

on 02/26/2019
Retail & consumer

Barratt and Bovis knocked to ‘Hold’ by Liberum on valuation grounds, says no-deal Brexit discounting “no longer the case”

In a note on UK housebuilders, analysts said the shares had risen around 20% from lows in December, and now the risk/reward had become “less favourable”...

on 02/11/2019
Retail & consumer

Barratt Developments to pay special dividends in 2019 and 2020 as first-half profit jumps

“Whilst we continue to monitor market conditions closely, current trading is in line with our expectations and we are confident of delivering a good financial and operational performance in FY19," chief executive David Thomas said....

on 02/06/2019
Retail & consumer

Help to Buy underpinning new-build boom, says Berenberg, as it urges investors to plough into housebuilders

The secondary housing market might be flagging of late, but cheap mortgages and the Help to Buy scheme means demand for new builds from first time buyers is soaring...

on 01/28/2019
Retail & consumer

Crest Nicholson weak as Redburn downgrades in otherwise positive UK housebuilding review

Redburn’s analysts said: “Popular commentary continues to paint the UK housing market as weak, but we view activity as remarkably resilient considering Brexit uncertainties"...

on 01/24/2019

Persimmon and Taylor Wimpey flourish after American bank issues 'double-upgrades'

Its stance on the sector as a whole as also become 'less negative'...

on 01/11/2019
Retail & consumer

Peel Hunt thinks Brexit uncertainty will stop house prices from rising in 2019

The City broker has slashed price targets for almost every UK housebuilder, while it has also downgraded a handful of companies in the sector...

on 12/10/2018
Retail & consumer

Liberum upgrades three housebuilders to 'Buy' as it sees upside from smooth Brexit outweigh no-deal risks

In a note to clients, the broker upgraded Barratt, Bovis Homes, and Crest Nicholson to ‘Buy’ from ‘Hold’ off what it said was an upside of “at least 20%” if a smooth Brexit materialised...

on 12/06/2018

Lloyds, RBS and Barclays shares drop as Theresa May faces no confidence vote over Brexit deal

“Lower interest rate hike expectations, coupled with the fear that a no-deal Brexit could bring chaos to trade, are raising worries over the performance of UK banks going forward,” said IG market analyst Joshua Mahony...

on 11/16/2018
Retail & consumer

Barratt Developments starts new financial year in 'strong position' with forward sales ahead

Barratt said it expects to deliver a “good financial and operating performance” in the 2019 financial year ...

on 10/17/2018

Investors still wary 10 years on from Lehman Brothers collapse

Performance since the financial crisis demonstrates that in the long term, the stock market is surprisingly reliable, says Hargreaves Lansdown...

on 09/11/2018
Retail & consumer

Barratt, Berkeley and Redrow continue to dole out dividends despite uncertain outlook

This week's results from housebuilders will do "little to settle the argument between the bulls and bears over the sector", according to AJ Bell's Russ Mould...

on 09/05/2018
Retail & consumer

Barratt Developments delivers record profits as housing completions hit decade high

Barratt Developments raised its final dividend by 4.7% to 17.9p and declared a special dividend of 17.3p...

on 09/05/2018

House-builders have fallen into buying range

Berenberg has initiated coverage on 11 house-builders and not one of them is a 'sell' in its book...

on 07/25/2018
Retail & consumer

Barratt Developments upgraded by Shore Capital on valuation grounds

“We do not see the shares as being cheap but at still below our fair value they are no longer over-bought," Shore Capital said ...

on 07/13/2018
Retail & consumer

Now the roof has fallen in a bit, is it time to buy house-builders?

After years of riding the gravy train, investors have turned their backs on house-builders this year. They have lots of reasons to do so but have they now become cheap from a historical perspective?...

on 07/11/2018